Twenty-three Caribbean Match Officials make the 2023 FIFA Refereeing International List

Published on 19 December 2022

Shandor Wilkinson of St. Kitts and Nevis was amongst the list of 23 Caribbean match officials appointed to the 2023 FIFA list, becoming the first female referee from that country

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (December 19, 2022)—The Caribbean can boast of 23 newly minted FIFA match officials on the 2023 FIFA Referee list. The tally is comprised of 13 referees and 10 assistant referees.

Eleven of the individuals elevated from the CFU Next Generation Referee Course, which was inaugurated in July, with the overarching aim of equipping promising Caribbean match officials with the requisite tools to matriculate to the FIFA level.

Another 10 of the Caribbean match officials cut their teeth at the CFU U-14 Challenge Series.

The list is as follows:

CFU U-14 Challenge Series

Abigail McKenzie, Antigua, AR

Norberto Domingo Freitas, Curacao, REF

Angelica Santiago Vazquez, Dominican Republic, AR

Lendy Taveras, Dominican Republic, AR

Okeito Nicholson, Jamaica, REF

Reginald Gumbs, St. Kitts and Nevis, REF

Joshua Jackson, Jamaica, AR

Ricardo McKenzie, Jamaica, AR

Kemar Gayle, Jamaica, AR

Kwinsi Williams, Trinidad and Tobago, REF


CFU Next Generation

Ken Pennyfeather, Antigua, REF

Kedeen Foster, Cayman Islands, REF

Adonis Carrasco, Dominican Republic, REF

Shavin Greene, Guyana, REF

Denisha Issacs, Guyana, AR

Christopher Mason, Jamaica, REF

Janeishka Caban Rodrigues, Puerto Rico, REF

Pedro Figueroa, Puerto Rico, AR

Jaden Rouse, St. Kitts and Nevis, AR

Sanchez Bass, St Kitts and Nevis, REF

Shandor Wilkinson, St Kitts and Nevis, REF


The other two match officials are:

Sergio Patrick Rozenhout, Suriname, REF

Leonel Garcia, Cuba, AR


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